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Twitch streamer Esfand speechless after perplexing fail in FFVII Remake

Published: 14/Apr/2020 17:09

by Michael Gwilliam


Twitch star Esfand was eager to finish up his playthrough of Final Fantasy 7 Remake, but a brutal misclick put his adventure in Midgar on hold.

While in the PlayStation 4 menus, the Twitch streamer began to view the game’s options and accidentally selected “delete” as he continued to chat with his viewers.

With his eyes elsewhere, the streamer confirmed the deletion of the game and didn’t even realize it until it was too late.

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The Final Fantasy stream nearly died.

“Wait, did I just delete it?!” he gasped. “Wait, what? I was trying to reopen it. Wait, what? No!”

According to the streamer, he was reading chat and was too distracted to realize what he was doing. “No way!” he cried out.

A few minutes later, Esfand found himself redownloading the long-awaited Square Enix title when he elaborated on the situation, having cooled down.

“I gotta admit, it’s kinda funny,” he laughed. “So, here’s what I thought. I thought whenever I clicked this [options on the PS4 menu] I thought I was closing out the game. My brain was set. Cause I already had the game open and I wanted to start the cut scene over.”

“In my brain, it was like ‘are you sure you want to close out the game’,” Esfand explained, “For some reason, I read ‘delete’ and I thought close.”

Once the game finally finished redownloading, Esfand was concerned about the state of his progress and if it had been deleted too.

“I’m so worried,” he said as the game booted up. While the “continue” button was grayed out, the streamer was relieved after he saw he was able to load his last save.

The ecstatic streamer jumped out of his chair with glee knowing he didn’t have to start the game over from the beginning after investing over thirty-five hours.

Amusingly, the game still had a bit more to install, so while he wanted to jump right back into the action, he had to wait for the game to finish reinstalling.

Still, despite such an unfortunate mistake, the streamer was able to pick up where he left off and avoided certain disaster.


NELK Boys trolled Khabib and got Dana White drunk ahead of UFC 254

Published: 29/Oct/2020 5:43

by Brad Norton


The NELK Boys were invited to Fight Island in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 254 and it didn’t take long before they had trolled Pay Per View headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov along with UFC President Dana White.

The NELK Boys are known for their antics so Dana White was well aware of what he was getting into by inviting them to Fight Island. Abu Dhabi served as host to a huge slate of UFC events throughout the course of September and October, closing out the latest stint with UFC 254.

The October 24 PPV made waves due to undefeated Nurmagomedov’s shock retirement after his 29th consecutive win. However, the NELK Boys made waves in their own way with a brand-new video.

Up to their usual antics, the crew played pranks on each other while mixing it up with UFC fighters. Outside of their shoey with Aussie heavyweight Tai Tuivasa, the NELK Boys trolled The Eagle and even got Dana White drunk.


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In a rare interaction with Khabib prior to what would be his final fight, they pranked him by asking for oddly specific MMA advice. “What is the most important aspect of fighting for any beginner fighter to focus on?” Kyle Forgeard asked.

Before Khabib could even answer, the plot thickened. Forgeard joked that the reason behind his interest in MMA is to fight the BMF Champ Jorge Masvidal after he slept with his girlfriend. “How old are you?” Khabib responded, going along with the joke. 

Realizing that he’s too old to start training, he had another solution in mind. “I think you have to buy [a] dog.” With a dog by his side, that might be Forgeard’s only chance, according to Khabib.

Next on the itinerary was to get the UFC President completely wasted. While they downed a few shots at the very beginning of the day, the real party came later that night. “I’ve got weigh-ins at 11 AM tomorrow,” White joked before taking another shot.

“Our goal is for Dana to not make it to the weigh-ins,” Forgeard said. Ultimately, that didn’t quite come to fruition but it’s clear they got him rather drunk. “We did like eight or 12 [shots] right in a row.”

The weigh-ins went off without a hitch and so too did the PPV event the following day. It was a short-lived trip for the NELK Boys on Fight Island, though it was one that proved all too valuable for some content.

This particular video ended with a teaser of what’s to come for the content creating crew too; it appears as though a call with the United States President is in store, courtesy of Dana White.